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September 4, 2013

Senior Member Elevation Night

by @ 8:58 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

MONDAY October 14, 2013
SCV Section
Time: Drop in between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM (takes about half an hour)
Cost: none
Place: Cogswell Polytechnical College, Board Room, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: not required (but, do your homework before coming)

Do the homework in the flyer before coming.

Mtg: Beacon Satellite Scintillation from Sputnik to Cubesat

by @ 12:02 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Optics/Displays

THURSDAY September 19, 2013
SCV Antennas and Propagation Chapter
Speaker: Charles L. Rino, Visiting Scholar, Boston College Institute for Scientific Research
Time: Networking and food at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website

Starlight scintillation has been observed for as long as humans pondered the nighttime sky.  Like its invisible radio and acoustic counterparts scintillation is a nuisance and a scientific curiosity that can be (more…)

Mtg: CdTe and Si PhotoVoltaics Under One Roof

by @ 11:25 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Semiconductors

WEDNESDAY September 11, 2013
SCV PhotoVoltaics Chapter
Speaker: Raffi Garabedian, Chief Technology Officer, First Solar, Inc.
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Palo Alto Research Center, (G.E. Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
RSVP: not required

Is the ideal utility-scale module technology also the best for rooftops?  (A silly question, isn’t it?)  In this presentation, Raffi Garabedian, CTO of First Solar, will discuss the company’s strategy for maintaining and (more…)

IEEE Int’l Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet)

by @ 11:03 am. Filed under ALL

IEEE Communications Society
IEEE Int’l Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet)
– November 11-13, 2013   – Hilton Hotel, San Francisco
Cloud Networking promises cost-efficient and reliable service, with routing, programmability, traffic control and more.   Papers on:   – Server Role Identification   – Quality-of-Service   – Networking Gateway as a Service   – Virtual Machine Migration   – Multipath TCP Performance   – Trust and Reputation Management   – Vulnerability Evaluation   – Networking in a Virtualized Environment   … and more.
Save $100 through October 15th.   For information and to register: .


Mtg: Methods for Testing Medium Voltage Cables

by @ 10:29 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power

WEDNESDAY September 18, 2013
SF Power & Energy Chapter
Speaker: Steve Metzger, Region Sales Manager, Emerson Network Power
Time: Hors d’Oeuvres and networking at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: $20 for IEEE Members, $25 for non-members, $10 for Students
Place: Sinbad’s Pier 2 Restaurant, 141 The Embarcadero, S.F.
RSVP: by September 16 to Charles Mee,, 415-703-1147

This presentation will explain various methods for testing medium voltage cables, and the advantages and disadvantages of using these methods.  These testing methods include DC-HI Pot, Verylow frequency, tan-delta, (more…)

Mtg: Intel’s Transition to Success: From Memory to the Microprocessor

by @ 10:05 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

TUESDAY October 1, 2013
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speakers: Ted Hoff, Ph.D., employee #12 at Intel; and Dave House, Intel (retired)
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

Almost everyone in Silicon Valley recognizes Intel as the world’s leading semiconductor company, a position that’s based on their multi-decade dominance of microprocessors and the “Intel Inside” marketing (more…)

Mtg: Advanced Package Migration to System-Level Integration

by @ 9:37 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

WEDNESDAY October 9, 2013
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: Curtis Zwenger, Sr. Director, Package Development, Amkor Technology, Inc.
Time: Optional dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:45 PM
Cost: $20; $10 for full-time students and unemployed ($5 more at door)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website

The tremendous growth in the smartphone, tablet, consumer electronics, and networking markets has been fueled by the end users’ demand for increased mobility, functionality, connectivity, and ease of (more…)

Workshop: Quantified Self: The Next Frontier in Mobile Healthcare

by @ 7:56 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Semiconductors

THURSDAY September 19, 2013
SCV Communications Chapter
Speakers: Rachel Kalmar, Data Scientist, Misfit Wearables; George Chapman, CTO, Digifit; Nancy Dougherty, Proteus Biomedical; Monisha Perkash, Co-Founder & CEO, Lumoback; Anmol Madan, Co-Founder, CEO & Data Scientist,; Abe Carter, Co-Founder, Amiigo; and others
Time: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cost: $30 for IEEE members, $40 for others ($10 more onsite0; includes dinner
Place: TiE SV Conference Center, 2903 Bunker Hill Lane Suite 150, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website

This Workshop on Quantified Self emphasizes the emerging nuances in technology, opportunities and business models in mobile/personal healthcare.  Innovations in MEMS/bioMEMS devices and their (more…)

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